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Willingly, 1) on purpose: “still thou mistakest, or else commit'st thy knaveries w.” Mids. III, 2, 346 (Qq wilfully).
2) with one's own consent, of one's own accord, voluntarily: “more praise . . . than niggard truth would w. impart,” Sonn. 72, 8. “but most w. humbles himself to the determination of justice,” Meas. III, 2, 257. IV, 3, 85. John II, 563. H4A V, 3, 61. H8 III, 1, 140.
3) readily, gladly, with pleasure: “how churlishly I chid Lucetta hence, when w. I would have had her here,” Gent. I, 2, 61. “thou knowest how w. I would effect the match,” III, 2, 22. “you embrace your charge too w.” Ado I, 1, 103. “proud of employment, w. I go,” LLL II, 35. Meas. V, 481. As II, 4, 95. Shr. III, 2, 152. Tw. V, 135. Wint. IV, 2, 60. John IV, 2, 45. H4A I, 3, 111. V, 2, 34. H6B I, 3, 216. II, 3, 33. II, 3, 33 IV, 9, 42. H6C I, 1, 201. I, 2, 41. Cor. II, 2, 66. IV, 6, 144. Tit. IV, 1, 28. V, 1, 142. Rom. I, 1, 161. Tim. III, 6, 33. Hml. I, 2, 52. II, 2, 220. Ant. III, 2, 58. Cymb. I, 6, 193. IV, 2, 167. Per. IV, 2, 128.
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